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Melrose Primary School, Huntly Road, Melrose, Roxburghshire, TD6 9SB
£16,495.57 - £17,190.11 per year pro rata
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Term Time Part Time
25 hours per week

This position has expired.

Job Details

Grade: 2D
Hourly Rate: £8.55 - £8.91*

Contract Hours: 25 per week, term time only
Salary: £16,495.57 - £17,190.11 pro rata per annum (term time only)
Contract Duration: Permanent

* Scottish Local Government Living Wage Allowance of £9.50 applies to this post

Role Purpose

Assist the cook in the Unit to ensure that the specified service delivery is met. Cover in absence of cook in the day to day running of the Unit. Ensure that compliance of all Health & Safety and current legislation is met.


City and Guilds 706/2 or SVQ Food Preparation and Cooking Level 2/3 
Demonstrate significant experience in a Food Preparation and Cooking role and must be willing to achieve an SVQ Food Preparation and Cooking Level 2 within two years of joining the Council. 

A current driving licence is an essential requirement of this post.
* If you have a disability which precludes you from holding a drivers licence, Scottish Borders Council will take into account its responsibility to make reasonable adjustments to allow for your disability.  Should it be possible to make such an adjustment in order that you can undertake the travel responsibilities of the post, this will be taken into account in consideration for this role.

Informal Enquiries

Informal Enquiries can be made to Karen Rodgerson by emailing

Scottish Borders Council is committed to improving the diversity of its workforce to better reflect the communities we serve. We welcome applications from all minority groups and individuals who identify with one or more of the protected characteristics as defined by the Equality Act 2010.  In particular from candidates who assess themselves as having a disability, under the Disability Confident Employer scheme this guarantees an interview to those individuals who meet the essential criteria of the post.  All appointments will be made on merit. 

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